Waikiki Meatballs

Jen Smallwood

By
@usmcmom1

with this recipe - you can mix and match your veggies, - like carrots, red 7 yellow peppers, even bean spronts...

I always serve them on a nice bed of rice...but this can also be an appetizer...


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Rating:
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Serves:
6 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
ground beef
2/3 c
cracker crumbs
1/3 c
onion, minced
1
egg
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
ginger
1/4 c
milk (for meatballs)
1 Tbsp
shortening
2 Tbsp
corn starch
1/2 c
brown sugar, packed
1 oz
(14 oz) can pineapple chunks in syrup, drained (reserve syrup)
1/3 c
vinegar
1 tsp
soy sauce, low sodium
1/3 c
green pepper, chopped

Step-By-Step

1Mix meat, crumbs, onion, egg, salt, ginger and milk. Shape into balls.
2Melt shortening, brown and cook meatballs. Remove meat and keep warm, remove fat.
3Mix cornstarch and sugar. Stir in reserved pineapple syrup, vinegar, and soy sauce until smooth. Cook, stirring, until boiling. Boil and stir one minute.
4Add meatballs pineapple and green pepper, heat through.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy